Category Archives: Himalaya

Mountaineering challenges in the Indian Himalaya and East Karakoram profiled by Economic Times

Rimo Expeditions was quoted in a feature article in The Economic Times recently with the provocative headline “Why India lost out to Nepal, Pakistan, China in mountain adventure.” In the article Yangdu said: India still has the maximum number of … Continue reading

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Rimo Expeditions celebrates 20 years!

Time flies. It’s hard to believe that we turn 20 this year! So here’s our story:

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Kanchenjunga Ridge trek is a journey through a Himalayan wonderland

The Ultimate Kanchenjunga Ridge trek (20 days) is one of the most spectacular treks in India. Starting out at the tiny Sikkimese village of Uttarey, you travel along the Singalila ridge until you arrive at the high Himalayan meadow of … Continue reading

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The return of trekking in Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir, especially the Kashmir Valley, remains one of India’s premier tourist destinations but has been off limit to tourists for years because of security reasons and political unrest. But just this past summer, Rimo Expeditions after more than … Continue reading

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After a successful expedition to Mount Everest, a letter that would make anybody proud

We get regular testimonials from our clients and we are grateful for each one. But only once in a while do we get a testimonial like the one from Group Captain Prashant Joshi, director of adventure for the Indian Air … Continue reading

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National Geographic Daily News remembers a Nawang Gombu moment at the White House in 1963

Cathy Hunter of the National Geographic Daily News had a news item in which she remembered how, on this day (July 8, 1963,) Nawang Gombu draped a friendship scarf around the neck of president John F. Kennedy at the White … Continue reading

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Sir Chris Bonington’s account of a trip to the Kinnaur Himalaya with Rimo Expeditions

It’s always a pleasure to host world-renowned British climber Sir Chris Bonington and our friend Harish Kapadia from Mumbai. The above photo was taken last month before an expedition to the Kinnaur Himalaya in Himachal Pradesh organized by us. They … Continue reading

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The final journey of mountaineer Nawang Gombu in Darjeeling, India

Nawang Gombu, one of the last Tigers of the Snow, was part of a small group of Sherpa mountaineers who scaled the Himalayas to bring fame and prestige to their community.He was also the father of Yangdu and father-in-law of … Continue reading

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Rimo Expeditions wins Best Adventure Tour Operator of the Year award from Priyanka Chopra

All eyes in the audience may have been on the Bollywood superstar Priyanka Chopra, but Ms. Chopra only had eyes for our Chewang Motup Goba when Rimo Expeditions was awarded the prestigious ‘Best Adventure Tour Operator’ award by the Ministry … Continue reading

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